Tuesday, December 07, 2010

2 Peal Harbor Tribute Book Picks


Today December 7, 1941 Peal Harbor was attacked. U.S. Newspapers reported and tried to make since of what happened.
The New York Times – Dec. 8, 1941:
The crash of exploding bombs in the Hawaiian Islands, Guam and possibly the Philippines, the roar of anti-aircraft guns and the twisted, flaming skeletons of wrecked planes heralded the war of the Pacific, with the principal antagonists the United States and Japan – a war that has been long brewing, a conflict often predicted but previously avoided. But the Japanese aggression yesterday did more than start a Pacific war. It broadened the conflicts already raging into a world-wide struggle whose end no man can know.
Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2010/12/07/extra-extra-how-did-journalists-cover-pearl-harbor-the-day-after/#ixzz17S4rTaC7
Almost seventy years later we still tell the story. Today Christian Fiction Blog spotlight’s two 2010 Christian Fiction Novels set around WWII and the characters respond to that attack

 

Sarah Sundin’s A Distant Melody

 Distant Melody, A: A Novel (Wings of Glory)
Never pretty enough to please her gorgeous mother, Allie will do anything to gain her approval--even marry a man she doesn't love. Lt. Walter Novak--fearless in the cockpit but hopeless with women--takes his last furlough at home in California before being shipped overseas. Walt and Allie meet at a wedding and their love of music draws them together, prompting them to begin a correspondence that will change their lives. As letters fly between Walt's muddy bomber base in England and Allie's mansion in an orange grove, their friendship binds them together.
But can they untangle the secrets, commitments, and expectations that keep them apart?A Distant Melody is the first book in the Wings of Glory series, which follows the three Novak brothers, B-17 bomber pilots with the US Eighth Air Force stationed in England during World War II.



 

Tricia Goyer and Ocienna Fleiss Love Finds You in Victory Heights, Washington

 Love Finds You in Victory Heights, Washington

The Second World War has stolen Rosalie's fiance from her. But rather than wallow, Rosalie throws herself into her work at the Boeing plant in Victory Heights, shooting rivets into the B-17 bombers that will destroy the enemy. A local reporter dubs her Seattle's Own Rosie the Riveter, and her story lends inspiration to women across the country. While Rosalie's strong arms can bear the weight of this new responsibility, her heart cannot handle the intense feelings that begin to surface for Kenny, the handsome reporter. Fear of a second heartbreak is a powerful opponent - but will it claim victory over love



Doris Miller Navy
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2 comments:

Sarah Sundin said...

Thank you for featuring my book! And thanks for featuring Dorie Miller - he was a true hero!

Ocieanna said...

Thank you for featuring our book!

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